|Died||16 November 1997|
|Spouse(s)||Srinivasan (divorced), died (2016)|
Her first movie was in Telugu, Adapillala Tandri (1974), and she later debuted with Bangarada Gudi (1976) in the Kannada film industry; she was a popular actress during the early and late 1970s. She acted opposite the legendary Dr. Rajkumar in Operation Diamond Racket, Thayige Thakka Maga and Shankar Guru. She starred opposite Anant Nag in the comedy Narada Vijaya and the novel-based Baadada Hoo, and both were highly successful. With Dr. Vishnuvardhan, she acted in five or six movies and played glamorous roles. Srinath, Ashok and Lokesh were her other costars in Kannada movies.
She had a successful career in Tamil films as a lead heroine between 1974 and 1981. Vaira Nenjam, Mohana Punnagai, Vaazhnthu Kaattugiren, Kuppathu Raja, Aayiram Jenmangal, and Madhuraiyai Meetta Sundharapandiyan are some of her notable Tamil films. She acted opposite Sivaji Ganesan in Vaira Nenjam and Mohana Punnagai. She was paired with M. G. Ramachandran in Madhuraiyai Meetta Sundharapandiyan portraying the role of a princess. She acted in nearly 80 movies, mainly in South Indian languages.
The beautiful Padmapriya was regarded as the Hema Malini of the South. Padmapriya was born in Karnataka. In 1983, she married Srinivasan and the couple has a daughter named Vasumathi. Just a year after marriage, the couple filed for divorce, which dragged on for a long time. After filing for divorce, Padmapriya stayed with her parents for 13 years at T. Nagar. She died on 16 November 1997 from heart disease as well as kidney failure. After her death, Vasumathi gives a try on film industry however it fails, she settled in United Kingdom long time ago after her marriage.
Padmapriya was fluent in all four South Indian languages and dubbed in her own voice. Her last movie in Tamil was Thotta Chinungi, where she played a mother's role. Table is in order of languages in which she acted, from the most to the fewest films after her marriage.
|1977||Lakshmi Nivasa||Ram Gopal|
|1978||Thayige Thakka Maga||Dr. Rajkumar|
|1978||Shankar Guru||Dr. Rajkumar|
|1978||Operation Diamond Racket||Dr. Rajkumar|
|1979||Preethi Madu Thamashe Nodu||Srinath|
|1980||Pattanakke Banda Patniyaru||Lokesh|
|1980||Narada Vijaya||Anant Nag|
|1980||Nanna Rosha Nooru Varusha||Vishnuvardhan|
|1982||Baadada Hoo||Anant Nag|
|1983||Sri Nanjundeshwara Mahime||Srinivasamoorthy|
|1986||Aparaadhi Naanalla||Tiger Prabhakar, Srinath|
|1978||Aval Kanda Lokam|
|1979||Mani Koya Kurup|
|1976||Manchiki Maro Peru||Neelima|
|1980||Maa Inti Devatha|
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